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Barraclough, Abraham
[1???-17??]

He married Martha Wrigley [17??-1???].

Children:

  1. John

Barraclough, Abraham
[1761-1818] Son of John Barraclough.

Baptised at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [8th February 1761].

On 4th March 1783, he married (1) Rachel Cauthrey.

On 24th January 1802, he married (2) Hannah Crowther.

He was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [10th April 1818]

Barraclough, Arthur
[1848-1928] Born in Halifax.

He was a woollen manufacturer.

In [Q3] 1871, he married Emily Jane Long Crook [1850-1925] in Eastbourne.


Emily Jane was born in Hackney
 

Children:

  1. May / Mary [b 1872] who married John Brierley Howard
  2. Annie / Blossie [1875-1944] who married Arthur Thompson Longbottom
  3. Harry
  4. Lewis
  5. Frank

The family lived at

  • Bright View, Halifax [1890s]
  • Seaford, Sussex [1910]

The couple died in Newhaven: Emily Jane [15th January 1925]; Arthur [4th July 1928]

Barraclough, Arthur
[1856-1889] Son of James Barraclough.

Born in Brighouse.

He succeeded his stepfather William Robinson as landlord of the Anchor, Brighouse [1882, 1887].

On 1st January 1887, he was fined 17/6d for having his house open during prohibited hours on the 26th December 1886. William Wharton, a moulder of Brighouse was fined the same amount for being on the premises.

He was a talented tenor and won singing competitions in Halifax in the late 1870s / early 1880s.

He wrote a booklet about Vocal Coaching entitled

Observations on the Physical Education of the Vocal Chords [1876]

On 7th November 1881, he married (1) Annie Wood at Halifax Parish Church.


Annie was the daughter of Joseph Wood.

Annie had an illegitimate daughter – Mary Hannah Barraclough Wood [b 1880]. Arthur was (possibly) the father

 

Children:

  1. Albina [b 1882]
  2. James Robinson [1884-1889]

Annie died on 15th August 1884 at New North Road, Rastrick.

On 10th March 1885, Arthur married (2) Clara Lee [1864-1927] from Crigglestone, in Sandal Magna.

The children were brought up believing that Clara was their natural mother.

Arthur died at 10 Barton Street, Brighouse [29th May 1889].

Clara married William Barraclough from Wolverhampton.

Between 1891 and 1901, Mary Hannah and Albina moved to Bristol.

Members of the family were buried at Brighouse Cemetery in a family plot with Arthur's mother Lydia, William Robinson, Rebecca Whitley and others

Barraclough, Benjamin
[1796-1871] Born in North Bierley.

He was a cordwainer [1841] / a grocer [1851] / a grocer, beer seller, corn factor, farmer of 10 acres [1861] / a retired farmer [1871]

In 1852, he took over Windmill Mill, Shelf.

He married (1) Martha [1795-1863].

Children:

  1. George [b 1821]
  2. Demas
  3. Sarah [b 1826]
  4. William
  5. Moses [b 1830] who was a blacksmith [1851]
  6. Frances [b 1836]
  7. Anne [b 1832]

By 1871, he had married (2) Ann [1814-1???] from Skipton.

The family lived at Carr-House Lane, Shelf [1841, 1851, 1861, 1871].

In 1851, Thomas Barraclough, [aged 7], born in Belly Brig, and Lucy Barraclough, [aged 3], born in Clayton, were living in Clayton with their father George Barraclough, [aged 31], born in Wibsey.

In 1861 Thomas (corn miller) and Lucy were living with their grandparents in Shelf

Barraclough, Benjamin
[1854-1???] Son of William Barraclough.

He was a farmer [1871] / a corn miller [1881].

He took over Windmill Mill, Shelf from his father.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Francis

Barraclough, Broughton
[1866-1???] Illegitimate son of Betty Barraclough of Norwood Green.

Baptised at St John the Baptist, Coley [13th May 1866]

Barraclough, Charles
[18??-18??] He was assistant to George Collier at Dean Clough, Halifax.

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Location unknown]

Barraclough, Charles
[1826-1???] Illegitimate son of Hannh Barraclough of Shelf.

Baptised at St John the Baptist, Coley [14th May 1826]

Barraclough, Charles
[1875-1???] Born in Bradford.

He was a railway goods guard [1901, 1911].

In 1897, he married Mary Blackburn in Bradford.


Mary was the daughter of
John Blackburn.

Mary had a son Leonard Milton Blackburn – father unknown

 

Children:

  1. Clarence [b 1900]
  2. Annie [b 1911]

The family lived at

  • 6 Raw Nook, Lockwood Street, North Bierley, Bradford [1901]
  • 50 Clifton Street, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Living with them [in 1911] were stepson Leonard, widowed mother-in-law Hannah Blackburn [b 1845], and brother Joe Barraclough [b 1880] (gas engine man) 

Barraclough, Charlie
[1899-1918] Son of Sophia & Rufus Barraclough of 8 Green Lane, Shelf.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He died 31st May 1918 (aged 19).

He is remembered on the Soissons Memorial, France, and on the Memorial at Shelf Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

Barraclough, Clement
[1893-19??] Son of Jubal Barraclough, warehouseman.

He was a bank clerk of 34 Undercliffe Terrace, King Cross [1918].

On 6th July 1918, he married Nora Pickles.


Nora, of 24 Dean Lane, Sowerby, was the daughter of
Joseph Henry Pickles
 

Barraclough, Clement
[1895-1916] Born in Brighouse [Q4 1895].

He was recorded at the Dog & Partridge, Dukinfield, Cheshire / a bottler with Ogden & Company / a Territorial.

He lived at 14 Police Street, Brighouse [194].

During World War I, he enlisted in Halifax [7th August 1914], and served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in a failed attack on Schwaben Redoubt [3rd September 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref I A 28], and on Brighouse War Memorial

Barraclough, Rev David
[1767-1844] Son of John Barraclough.

Born in Sowerby.

Baptised at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [13th December 1767].

He became a well-known Wesleyan Methodist minister, and was a preacher in the parish of Charlmont, Armagh, Ireland [1792].

The chapel in Wade Street – which later became Sion Congregational Church, Wade Street – was built for him.

He left the Methodists at South Parade Chapel.

He was minister at St Andrew's, Stainland [1806].

On 24th July 1792, he married (1) Mary Hirst at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary came from Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Jemima [1796-1855]
  2. Joseph [b 1798]
  3. David [b 1800]
  4. Elizabeth [b 1801]
  5. James [b 1802]

He married (2) 1781-1853 She Died in Greetland


Sarah came from Leeds
 

Children:

  1. Eliza [b 1805]
  2. Susan [bapt 1806] who married James Satchwell

The family lived at

Living with the family [in 1841] were daughter Susan Satchwell and family.

David died 19th October 1844 (aged 76).

Living with the widowed Sarah (receiving alms: pauper) [in 1851] were granddaughter Eliza Satchwell [b 1838] and lodgers Alice [b 1825] & Mungo Mcevan [b 1824] (stone mason, b.Scotland) 

Sarah died in Greetland [10th March 1853] (aged 72) 

Barraclough, David
[1813-1???] Illegitimate son of Hannah Oates & James Barraclough, weaver of Norwood Green.

Baptised at St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe [18th April 1813]

Barraclough, Demas
[1821-1879]

Son of Benjamin Barraclough.

Born in Horton.

He was a wheelwright and linen draper [1851] / a joiner and draper [1861] / a draper [1871]

In 1848, he married Sarah Jagger [1829-1???] from Shelf.

Children:

  1. Ezra [b 1850] who was a draper [1871]
  2. Titus

The family lived at

  • Lower Whichfield, Shelf [1851]
  • Whichfield, Shelf [1861]
  • Carr House Lane, Shelf [1871]

Living with them [in 1861] was niece Mary J Barraclough [aged 15]

Barraclough, Eli
[1764-1785] Son of John Barraclough.

Baptised at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [14th March 1764].

He never married.

He was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [1st October 1785]

Barraclough, Emsley Armitage
[1889-1917] Son of John Barraclough.

Of Sowerby.

He was a member of Triangle Cricket Club / a half-time silk spinner  [1901] / a blacksmith shoeing smith [1911] / employed by J. W. & H. Hoey, cartwrights of Sowerby Bridge.

During World War I, he enlisted [29th June 1916], and served as a Private with the 4th Battalion Suffolk Regiment.

He died of wounds [26th September 1917].

He is remembered on the family grave at St Peter's Church, Sowerby on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 40-41 & 162-162A], on the World War I Memorial in Sowerby Church, on Triangle War Memorial, and on the Triangle Roll of Honour.

His brother Joe also died in the War

Barraclough, Enoch
[1885-1917] Son of Mary & David Barraclough of 42 Orleans Street, Buttershaw.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 8th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 9th October 1917 (aged 32).

He was buried at Poelcapelle British Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref XLIII D 12].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Shelf Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, and on the Memorial at Saint Michael's & All Angels' Church, Shelf

Barraclough, Ernest
[1896-1917] Son of Clara & James Barraclough of 27 Front View, Shelf.

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with the 160th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He died 21st October 1917 (aged 21).

He was buried at The Huts Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref XIII C 7]

Barraclough, Ernest Charles
[1898-1965] Of Lightcliffe.

Born 12th December 1898.

In [Q2] 1929, he married Lilian Shaw in Halifax.

Children:

Children:

  1. June Mary who married [1959] Hon. David Julian Wedgwood Benn, third son of Viscount Stansgate

Barraclough, Francis
[1862-19??] Son of Benjamin Barraclough.

Born in Shelf.

He was a carter [1881] / a carter for corn mill [1901] / a carter for corn merchant [1911] / a farm labourer [1891]

In 1891, he married Martha Sharp [1867-1???] in Halifax. Martha was a worsted weaver [1891]

Children:

  1. Lucy Ann [b 1899]
  2. Florence Ada [b 1900]

The family lived at

  • Upper Whichfield, Shelf [1891]
  • Wind Mill House, Shelf [1901]
  • 5 Carr House Road, Shelf [1911]

In 1914, he closed the family business at Windmill Mill, Shelf

Barraclough, Frank
[18??-18??] A bookkeeper with the Low Moor Company.

At 6:00 pm on 6th January 1858, having just locked at the weigh-house in Carr House Lane, he was attacked by 3 men. They stole £6, the day's takings from coal sales, and made off

Barraclough, Frank
[1878-1???] Son of Arthur Barraclough. Born in Halifax.

He was educated at Giggleswick Royal Grammar School / employed in the family business

Barraclough, Harold
[1896-1918] Son of Mary Ann & Abraham Barraclough of 7 Ashgrove Terrace, Rastrick.

During World War I, he served as a Driver with B Battery 168th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He died 2nd November 1918 (aged 22).

He was buried at Premont British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref I E 20].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Crossley's Carpets, on Brighouse War Memorial, and on Rastrick War Memorial

Barraclough, Harry
[1875-1936] Son of Arthur Barraclough.

Born in Halifax.

He was educated at Giggleswick Royal Grammar School / employed in his father's business.

On 13th May 1906, he married Harriette Louisa Shoesmith [1866-1934] at St Jude's Church, Halifax.


Harriette Louisa was born in Sunderland, and a widow
 

Harriette Louisa died in Halifax [2nd June 1934].

Harry died in Skipton [10th December 1936].

He left £1,545 6/6d to his brothers Lewis & Frank.

The couple were buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Barraclough, Harry
[1892-1918] He worked at Dean Clough Mills.

He lived at Bethel Street, Ovenden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed at the Battle of Lys [11th April 1918] (aged 26).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 82-85 & 162A], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Crossley's Carpets

Barraclough, Harry
[1894-1918] Son of Florence & John Barraclough of Leeds.

Born in Brighouse [22nd August 1894].

During World War I, he enlisted in Leeds with the Yorkshire Regiment, then served as a Private Machine Gun Corps (Motors).

He died of wounds in Cork, Ireland [15th November 1918] (aged 24).

He is remembered at Lawnswood Cemetery, Leeds, and at Leeds General Cemetery, and on the Memorial at Bethel Chapel, Brighouse

Barraclough, Haydon
[1884-1917] Or Haydn.

Son of Lucy & James Barraclough, a tapestry mixed weaver, of Shelf.

He was a worsted spinner [1901] / an employee of Firth's Carpets in Bailiff Bridge.

He married Ellen.

They lived at 15 Carr House Lane Shelf [1901].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 15th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 3rd May 1917 (aged 33).

He was buried at Orchard Dump Cemetery, Arleux-en-Gohelle, France [Grave Ref IX H 20].

He is remembered on Firth's War Memorial, and on Bailiff Bridge War Memorial

Barraclough, Irvine
[1879-1???] Illegitimate son of Sarah Barraclough of Hipperholme.

Baptised at St John the Baptist, Coley [1st June 1879]

Barraclough, Isaac
[1758-1833] Son of John Barraclough.

Baptised at Sowerby [26th November 1758].

He was a woolcomber [1809] / a comber of Hollings Mill [1815].

On 26th December 1780, he married (1) Hannah Schofield.

On 24th May 1809, he married (2) Ann [1776-18??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ann / Anna / Hannah came from Norland, and was the widow of Mr Smith
 

Children:

  1. Ann [1815-1893] (bapt Sowerby 31st December 1815) who married James Nutton

Isaac died in 1833 (aged 74).

He was buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby [10th March 1833]

Barraclough, Isaac
[1829-1???] Son of John Barraclough.

Born in Northowram.

He was a tailor [1841] / a tailor (master employing 2 men) 

Barraclough, J.
[1???-1???] Silk spinners of Triangle. Recorded 1845-1897

Barraclough, J.
[18??-19??] Dye ware grinder at Halifax.

In July 1884, he was declared bankrupt

Barraclough, James
[1???-18??] Of Sowerby.

In 183?, he was imprisoned for insolvency.

He conspired with John Almighty Whiteley, who was a distant relation, with the intent to conceal money from his creditors, and Whiteley took care of the money during Barraclough's imprisonment. The money was hidden amongst old bits of paper in drawer at Barraclough's house.

When Barraclough was released from jail, Whiteley denied any knowledge of the money and was charged with stealing £250 pounds – in five-pound notes

Barraclough, James
[18??-18??] A cotton waste dealer at Todmorden.

On Friday, 12th February 1858, he was drinking at the Elephant & Castle, Wadsworth. He left shortly after midnight and 2 men pounced on him as he walked home. He struggled, but they overpowered him and threw him into the Calder. He clung to brambles on the bank until a policeman rescued him. Barraclough had only 3/- on him, but the men made off without taking any of his property or money. Describing his assailants, Barraclough said that

one was tall and dressed in black, and the other had the appearance of an excavator

Barraclough, James
[1826-18??] Son of Nathan Barraclough.

On 13th August 1853, he married Lydia Waller at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Arthur

After James's death, Lydia married William Robinson

Barraclough, James
[1853-1???] Illegitimate son of Martha Barraclough of Hipperholme.

Baptised at St John the Baptist, Coley [6th November 1853]

Barraclough, Joe
[1886-1916] Son of John Barraclough.

Born at Triangle [21st July 1886].

He was a fitter at machine tool makers [1901] / employed by A. Haworth & Sons, Sowerby Bridge.

He emigrated to Canada [1910] and lived in Calgary.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 14th Battalion Canadian Infantry.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died in France [3rd June 1916].

He is remembered on the family grave at St Peter's Church, Sowerby, on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 24, 26, 28, 30], on the Memorial at Saint Peter's Church, Sowerby, on Triangle War Memorial, and on the Triangle Roll of Honour.

His brother Emsley also died in the War

Barraclough, Joe
[1892-1918] Son of Mrs Clara Sutcliffe of 16 Hanover Street, Bolton Brow, Sowerby Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 20th July 1918 (aged 26).

He was buried at Marfaux British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref II I 4].

He is remembered on the World War I Memorial in Sowerby Church

Barraclough, John
[1726-1794] Son of Abraham Barraclough.

Born in Sowerby.

Baptised [31st March 1727 = 11th April 1727].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. twins Mary [b 1748]
  2. Betty [b 1748]
  3. John [b 17??] who married Hannah Broadbent
  4. Susan [b 1753]
  5. Samuel
  6. Isaac
  7. Abraham
  8. Eli
  9. David

Barraclough, John
[1779-1864] Adventurer born in Northowram.

He joined the army and, in 1806, sailed with an expeditionary force to attack Cape Town.

He served in South America before returning to South Africa.

On his retirement, he moved to Ambler Thorn, where he named his house The Cape of Good Hope. He was an Army Pensioner [1841] and a Chelsea pensioner [1851, 1861]

He married Susannah [1791-1858]. She was a stuff weaver [1841].

Children:

  1. Sarah [b 1826]
  2. Nancy [b 1826]
  3. Jonathan [b 1827] who was a wool comber [1841, 1851]
  4. Isaac

The family lived at

  • Cape of Good Hope, Northowram [1841, 1851]
  • Cape of Good Hope, Sladdin Row, Northowram [1861]

Living with them [in 1841] was Elizabeth Whiteley [aged 15] (stuff weaver).

Living with them [in 1851], were 2 unmarried tailors: John Perry [aged 32] (from Widdington, Essex) and George Carr [aged 39] (from Chedle, Staffordshire) 

Barraclough, John
[18??-18??] Woollen manufacturer at Rowroyd Mill, Elland [1845]

Barraclough, John
[18??-19??] Of Holland Street, Triangle.

He was injured – severe shock and bruises – in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907, but was treated at home

Barraclough, John
[1823-1869] Aka John o'Judy's.

Son of Joseph Barraclough and Judy Stocks. He and his mother took care of the gardens at Judy Woods

Barraclough, John
[1845-1909] Born in Soyland.

He was an iron turner [1871] / a mechanic iron [1881] / a mechanic iron turner [1891] / a foreman turner at machine tool makers [1901].

In 1867, he married Sarah Ann Soothill [1851-1919] in Halifax.


Sarah Ann was born in Sowerby Bridge
 

Children:

  1. Alfred Armstrong [1871-1930] who was an iron moulder's apprentice [1891], an iron moulder [1911]
  2. Martha E [b 1877] who was a silk spinner [1891], a silk spreader [1901]
  3. John W [b 1878] who was a silk doffer [1891], a silk dresser [1901]
  4. Edith E [b 1879] who was a scholar & worsted spinner [1891]
  5. Lily [b 1881]
  6. Ambrose Noel [b 1885] who was a fitter at machine tool makers [1901], a mechanic fitter [1911]
  7. Joe
  8. Gertrude Elizabeth [b 1888]
  9. Emsley

The family lived at

  • Triangle, Sowerby [1871]
  • Lower Oak, Sowerby [1881, 1891, 1901]
  • 23 Upper Oak, Triangle, Sowerby [1911]
  • Lower Oak Hill, Triangle [1911, 1917]

John died 12th December 1909 (aged 64).

Sons Joe & Emsley died in World War I.

Sarah Ann died 17th February 1919 (aged 68).

Members of the family were buried at St Peter's Church, Sowerby

Barraclough, John Alfred
[1892-1918] Son of Samuel Barraclough.

He was a member of Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge / a cotton piecer [1911] / employed by W. & R. K. Lee Limited at Lock Hill Mills.

During World War I, he enlisted [1914], and served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 20th July 1918 (aged 26).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [17th August 1918].

He was buried at Marfaux British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref II I 4].

He is remembered on the W. & R. K. Lee Limited: Roll of Honour, and on the Memorial at Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge

Barraclough, John Henry
[1868-1???] Illegitimate son of Elizabeth Barraclough of Norwood Green.

Baptised at St John the Baptist, Coley [24th May 1868]

Barraclough, Joseph
[17??-1825] He was a cordwainer.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Samuel
  2. child
  3. child

Joseph died leaving assets of less than £5 in 1825

Barraclough, Joseph
[1776-1827] In 1819, he married Judy Stocks.

Children:

  1. John the only child to survive beyond childhood
  2. child
  3. child
  4. child
  5. child

Barraclough, Joseph
[18??-18??] Only surviving son of Samuel Barraclough.

He was a butcher in Hanson Lane, Halifax.

He had a son Samuel, who had been born in Scotland as the result of a dalliance.

Samuel (senior) died before his parents

Barraclough, Joseph
[18??-19??] Of Sowerby.

He was a silk dresser.

On 2nd December 1893, he married Emily Ann Thomas at St Peter's Church, Sowerby.


Emily Ann came from Sowerby
 

Barraclough, Josiah
[1821-1???] Illegitimate son of Mary Barraclough of Shelf.

Baptised at St John the Baptist, Coley [8th July 1821]

Barraclough, June
Maiden name and pen-name of June Benn

Barraclough, Lewis
[1876-1944] Son of Arthur Barraclough.

Born in Halifax.

He was educated at Giggleswick Royal Grammar School / a merchant [1919].

On 29th Oct 1919, he married Beatrice Mary Sykes at St Paul's Church, King Cross.


Beatrice Mary was the daughter of John Edward Sykes
 

They had no children.

Lewis died in the Royal Halifax Infirmary [27th June 1944].

Beatrice Mary died in the Royal Halifax Infirmary [29th July 1950]

Barraclough, Nathan
[1???-18??] He married Elizabeth Brown.

Children:

  1. Sarah [1823-1876] who married William Robinson
  2. James
  3. Elizabeth [1831-1908] who married William Womersley
  4. Mary [1839-1896] who married Thomas Butterworth

Barraclough, Richard
[1???-1???] Son of Samuel Barraclough

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Samuel

Barraclough, Richard
[1???-1???] Son of Richard Barraclough.

He married Isabel.

Children:

  1. Robert
  2. Richard
  3. Phoebe who married John Power

Barraclough, Richard
[15??-16??] A mercer at Halifax.

He married Alice.

Children:

  1. Samuel
  2. Richard
  3. Cicely who married John Wilson
  4. Alice who married John Brooksbank
  5. Hester who married William Platts

Barraclough, Richard
[15??-16??] Son of Richard Barraclough.

He married Phoebe.

Children:

  1. Richard
  2. Daniel [d 1636] who died unmarried
  3. John
  4. Ann who married Samuell Clough
  5. Phoebe who married Samuel Mitchell
  6. Tobit

Barraclough, Samuel
[1???-1???] Son of Richard Barraclough.

He married Ann.

Children:

  1. Richard
  2. Phoebe
  3. Samuel

Barraclough, Samuel
[1756-1???] Son of John Barraclough.

He was a pioneer Methodist preacher.

On 20th February 1776, he married Mary Crossley

Barraclough, Samuel
[18??-1???] Illegitimate son of Joseph Barraclough.

Born in Scotland as the result of a dalliance.

He was a dyer.

He married Julia Barker

Barraclough, Samuel
[1817-1899] Son of Joseph Barraclough.

Born at Eccleshill, Bradford.

He was a labourer [1836] / a carrier in Eccleshill [1839] / a horse dealer in Eccleshill [1841] / a farmer of 14 acres in Northowram [1851] / a farmer of 16 acres in Hipperholme [1861] / a farmer of 20 acres [1871] / a retired farmer [1881]

On 12th June 1836, he married Elizabeth Kitson in Otley.


Elizabeth was born in Eccleshill
 

Children:

  1. Joseph

The family lived at

  • Eccleshill [1839, 1841]
  • Northowram [1851]
  • Hipperholme [1861]
  • the Hare Hill public house, Northowram [1871]
  • Croft Cottage, Moore Close Lane, Northowram [1881]
  • Sowerby [1891]

Samuel died at Ambler Thorn [18th July 1899] (aged 82).

Betty died a few days later.

Samuel left a little over £2,539

Barraclough, Samuel
[1871-1897] In [Q1] 1892, he married Clara Parker [1871-19??] in Halifax.


Clara was born in Sowerby Bridge
 

Children:

  1. John Alfred
  2. Mary Hannah [b 1897] who was a worsted spinner [1911]

The family lived at New Longley, Norland [1901].

Samuel died Q1 1897.

Clara was a cotton reeler [1901].

In 1904, she married George Sutcliffe, and she and the children went to live with him [1911]

Barraclough, Thomas
[1790-1861] Born in Halifax.

He was a member of Halifax Town Council [1848-1849] / proprietor of land & houses [1851] / proprietor of houses [1861].

On 17th February 1825, he married Hannah Pollard [1795-1873] in Halifax.

They lived at

Living with them [in 1851] was niece Mary Hannah Knowles [b 1828].

Thomas died 13th November 1861 (aged 71).

Hannah died 14th April 1873 (aged 78).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 272]

Barraclough, Titus
[1860-19??] Son of Demas Barraclough.

Born in Shelf.

He was an elementary teacher [1891] / master of Shelf Board School / a schoolmaster [1901] / head teacher of Bradford Council School [1911]. He moved to Idle by 1901.

He wrote books on the teaching of arithmetic

In 1896, he married Mary Ann Lister [1866-19??] in North Bierley.


Mary Ann came from Wibsey
 

Children:

  1. child who died in infancy
  2. child who died in infancy

The family lived at

  • Carr House Lane, Shelf [1891]
  • 13 Highfield Road, Idle, North Bierley [1901]
  • 18 Moorlands Avenue, Baildon [1911]

Barraclough, Tobit
[1???-16??] Son of Richard Barraclough.

He married (1) Martha Blackwood.


Martha was the daughter of Thomas Blackwood
 

Children:

  1. Toby
  2. Martha who married Mr Linley
  3. Daniel
  4. Thomas

He married (2) Luce.

Children:

  1. John

Barraclough, Toby
[1???-16??] A wealthy landowner in Halifax.

He owned Brookroyds, Halifax.

He made his will in 1649

Barraclough, Toby
[1???-1671] Gent of Halifax.

Son of Tobit Barraclough.

He married Jane [1???-1668].

Children:

  1. Jane
  2. Anna

In his will [dated 25th March 1671], he

left his moiety of the Manor of Southowram and Cromwellbottom and all his real estate towards the maintenance and education of his 2 daughters Jane and Anna, and towards the payment of such debts as his personal estate would not extend to pay. The reversion and remainder of his real estate to his 2 daughters. Mentions his brother Daniel Barraclough, Robert Hall of Boothstowne, gent., and Joseph Halliwell of Pikehouse in co. Lancaster, gent., exors. and tutors of his daughters

Members of the family were buried in Halifax Parish Church

Barraclough, Wallace Duncan
[1890-1919] Of 124 Warley Road, Halifax.

During World War I, he served with the Merchant Navy.

He died at home [25th February 1919] (aged 29).

He was buried at Warley Town Cemetery

Barraclough, William
[1???-18??] Woollen manufacturer of Lister Lane, Halifax.

At the Great Exhibition of 1851, he exhibited many products

Barraclough, William
[1???-1869] A member of Halifax Town Council [1848-1859].

He died 16th March 1869

Barraclough, William
[18??-19??] Of Ox Heys Farm, Shelf. In the 18th/19th century, he owned a small colliery at Knowl Top, Lightcliffe

Barraclough, William
[1806-1???] Illegitimate son of Mary Barraclough of Hipperholme.

Baptised at St John the Baptist, Coley [14th December 1806]

Barraclough, William
[1826-1901] Son of Benjamin Barraclough.

Born in Shelf.

He was a corn miller [1861] / a farmer 11 acres & corn miller [1871] / a corn miller & farmer of 12 acres [1881]

He took over Windmill Mill, Shelf from his father.

He married Martha Wood [1829-1881] in Halifax.


Martha was the daughter of James Wood from Shelf
 

Children:

  1. Naomi [b 1852] who was an alpaca weaver [1871] married Mr Terry, widowed by 1891
  2. Benjamin
  3. Ruth [b 1856] who was an alpaca weaver [1871]
  4. James [b 1859] who was a carter [1881]
  5. Francis
  6. Edwin [b 1867]

The family lived at

  • Lower Whichfield [with Martha's parent 1851]
  • Whichfield, Shelf [1861]
  • Windmill Mill, Shelf [1871]
  • Windmill Farm House, Upper Wichfield, Shelf [1881]

Barraclough, William
[1829-1882] Son of a dealer in cards(?) James Barraclough.

Born in Sowerby.

He was a cotton waste dealer of Langfield [1855] / a dealer in flocks woollen and cotton [1861] / landlord of the Rope & Anchor, Langfield [1871, 1877, 1881, 1882].

In 1855, he married (1) Jane Horsfall [1829-1865] at Halifax Parish Church.


Jane, of Stansfield, was the daughter of carrier James Horsfall.

She was a dressmaker [1861]

 

Children:

  1. Hannah Elizabeth [b 1855]
  2. Eliza [b 1859]

The daughters were helping in the pub [1871].

In 1867, he married (2) Betty Hargreaves [1834-1???] in Halifax.


Betty was a widow from Higher Chatterton, Lancashire, and had 4 children by her previous marriage:

Richard [b 1860]; Thomas [b 1861]; Sarah Ann [b 1864]; Mary [b 1866]

 

Children:

  1. William [b 1869]

The family lived at

  • Bank Top and Honey Hole, Langfield, Todmorden [1861]
  • Roomfield Lane, Langfield, Todmorden [1871, 1881]
  • the Fleece Inn, 94 Main Street, Bingley [1891]

Living with them [in 1881] were son-in-law Richard Hargreaves [aged 22] (single, book keeper clerk) born in Bury, Lancashire, son-in-law Thomas Hargreaves [aged 20] (single, book keeper clerk) born in Bury, Lancashire, daughter-in-law Sarah A Hargreaves [aged 18] (single, waitress) born in Tottington, Lancashire, and daughter-in-law Polly Hargreaves [aged 16] (single, waitress) born in Langfield

The widowed Betty was a licensed victualler [1891]

Barraclough, William
[1895-1916] Son of George & Priscilla Barraclough, publican, of 25 Fitzroy Road, Bradford.

He worked for Firth's Carpets in Bailiff Bridge.

During World War I, he joined the 2nd Battalion Bradford Pals [February 1915], which later became the 18th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He served as a Private.

He was killed in action [24th April 1916] (aged 21).

He was buried at Sucrerie Military Cemetery, Colincamps, France [Grave Ref I J 88].

He is remembered on Firth's War Memorial, and on Bailiff Bridge War Memorial

 

The Barraclough family of Halifax
Richard Barraclough was an early member of the family.

The family is discussed in the book Yorkshire Pedigrees

Barraclough surname
Other forms of the surname include Barrow, Barrowcliff and Barrowclough.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

The recorded in 1297.

May be derived from Old English bear [a pasture or grove] and clough [a valley], the whole meaning a valley with a grove.

There are over 60 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Barraclough, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Barraclough:


Marriages 1907, 1909, 1912, 1930, 1940; Deaths 1898, 1899, 1901, 1907; Death 1905
 



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